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A young woman, 33 years old, Akouwa lives with her husband and their 3-year-old child in Lomé. To help out her husband in covering household expenses, she sells juices and ice out of her home. Her wish is to satisfy her expanded customer base, so she is taking out a WAGES loan to purchase a freezer, and a valve, and cooler (insulated container) in order to sell ice and soft drinks. As for the future, Akouwa wants to expand her business and take care of her family.
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Jeune dame de 33ans, Akouwa vit avec son conjoint et leur enfant de 03ans à LOME. Pour prêter main forte à son mari dans les charges du foyer, elle revend du jus et des glaçons à domicile. Son souhait est de satisfaire une clientèle encore plus vaste c’est pour cela elle fait un premier crédit à WAGES pour acheter un congélateur, de régulateur et de la glacière pour la vente de glaçon et de jus. Comme perspectives d’avenir, Akouwa veut agrandir son commerce et prendre soin de sa famille.

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About Women and Associations for Gain both Economic and Social

This loan is administered by Women and Associations for Gain both Economic and Social (WAGES), Togo’s second-largest microfinance institution. Along with a wide range of savings and loan products, WAGES offers its clients training programs in basic literacy, health care (HIV/AIDS and malaria), and business-related subjects (business management, marketing, accounting). You can show your support for WAGES by joining its lending team!

About Togo

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 9
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $9,000,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 506.3
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD